Visual arts

Visual arts

Our arts programme, hosted in the Institute's Brancuși Hall, presents significant names and trends in Romanian arts of all generations and in all eras. With the support of the RCI, Romanian artists also exhibit in well-known museums and galleries in and outside London. Our art programmes include design, fashion and architecture - hence extending beyond traditional boundaries. Among our partners in the arts are major institutions such as Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Victoria & Albert Museum, Camden Arts Centre, Royal Academy of Art, London Festival of Architecture and Design.

Gheorghe Fikl: The End of History

Gheorghe Fikl: The End of History

Gheorghe Fikl, one of Romania’s most original and thought-provoking contemporary artists, opens his first UK solo show at 1 Belgrave Square. The exhibition brings together a selection of large-scale, oil-on-canvas works from three of his recent series, developed during 2015 – 2019: El Angel Exterminador, End of...

28/05/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
Outstanding Women Architects in Romania

Outstanding Women Architects in Romania

This June, to mark Romania’s eighth participation at the London Festival of Architecture, a citywide celebration of architectural innovation and international built environment, we focus on female creativity and bring to the fore some of Romania’s most remarkable talents in the field. Throughout the years, several courageous...

13 - 28/06/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
Building on the Past: Pioneer Romanian Women in Architecture

Building on the Past: Pioneer Romanian Women in Architecture

This June, to mark Romania’s eighth participation at the London Festival of Architecture, a citywide celebration of architectural innovation and international built environment, we focus on female creativity and bring to the fore some of Romania’s most remarkable talents in the field. The role and recognition of women’s...

19 - 28/06/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Centre, 18 Fitzhardinge Street, London W1H 6EQ

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Romania’s Art Publications Pack a Punch at Tate Modern

Romania’s Art Publications Pack a Punch at Tate Modern

This year, P U N C H Bucharest returns to the British capital for yet another display of editorial artistry at Offprint London, one of the UK’s largest art publishing fairs. Romania’s fourth consecutive participation at the major event, which takes over Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall for a whole weekend in May, also features a...

17 - 19/05/2019 @ Tate Modern – Turbine Hall, Bankside, London SE1 9TG
Taste Art! A Multi-Sensory Evening of Eastern European Gems

Taste Art! A Multi-Sensory Evening of Eastern European Gems

We join forces with Contemporary Lynx Magazine, the foreigner’s guide to contemporary art and culture from Poland and Central Europe, for a sensational evening of immersive art and music to celebrate the magazine’s latest issue. The event brings together Romanian performance artist Alex Mirutziu and Polish visual artist Piotr...

16/05/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
The Poetry of Painting: Eugen Raportoru’s Urban Landcapes

The Poetry of Painting: Eugen Raportoru’s Urban Landcapes

Eugen Raportoru, one of the most important Romanian painters of his generation, whose raw and vibrant style imposes by its depth a mise-en-abyme of our own emotions in the face of time, is our guest artist in April. His first UK solo show, entitled ‘Urban Report’ and comprising a selection of works that interrogate the soul and...

17/04 - 10/05/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X8PH
Searching for Life with Painter Bogdan Mihai Radu

Searching for Life with Painter Bogdan Mihai Radu

This spring, RCI’s Brâncuşi Gallery is set to host the first UK showcase of painter Bogdan Mihai Radu, winner of the 1st Prize at last year’s Oxford International Art Fair. The exhibition, a striking display that reunites the floral repertory already familiar to the painter's audiences and his lesser-known abstract...

20/03 - 12/04/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Romanian Fashion Exposed

Romanian Fashion Exposed

The Romanian Cultural Institute in London continues in its endeavour to promote upcoming Romanian designers with a special showcase at 1 Belgrave Square, which coincides with the prestigious London Fashion Week. The exhibition, set up around the idea of timeless style and experimentation, will explore original takes on fashion design in a...

21/02/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X8PH
RCI’s Brâncuşi Gallery Bids Farewell to ‘Sculpture in Glass’

RCI’s Brâncuşi Gallery Bids Farewell to ‘Sculpture in Glass’

More than two months after it opened to great public acclaim at 1 Belgrave Square, Ioan Nemțoi’s ‘Sculpture in Glass’ exhibition closes with an event dedicated to art professionals and enthusiasts alike. Curated by Mariana Nemțoi and comprising a selection of outstanding glass works that sit at the intersection of sculpture...

28/01/2019 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
WORKS: A Painting Exhibition by Mircea Teleagă at 12 Star Gallery

WORKS: A Painting Exhibition by Mircea Teleagă at 12 Star Gallery

What better start to the new year than art? Painter Mircea Teleagă, one of the most exciting Romanian artists residing and creating in the British capital, is our special guest for a solo show that opens at London’s 12 Star Gallery this January. Before the exhibition’s closing date we invite you to meet the artist,...

17/01/2019 @ Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3EU
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